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We are very pleased to announce that the Northern Virginia Healthy Kids Coalition is the 2013 recipient of the Virginia Health Quality Award for Collaboration which recognizes individuals or organizations committed to bringing others together to solve healthcare challenges. The award was presented at the QualitySync II: Transforming Care Through Innovation conference at The Westin Richmond on April 10, 2013.
This award recognizes healthcare quality improvement partnerships among multiple facilities, practices or organizations that:
- Bring together individuals and organizations with different perspectives, expertise and resources, and that may not have worked together before.
- Build consensus about improvement priorities and raised awareness of the need for action to improve care.
- Create a plan for action that shares work and responsibility among all partners in a way that leverages their strengths.
- Have made at least initial progress toward reaching its goals.
To learn more about the VHCQ Award please click here>>>
Healthy Kids Grants 2013
The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia announces a grant opportunity to help public schools encourage healthy lifestyles through increased exercise and better nutrition.
In collaboration with the Chin Family Charitable Fund, a donor advised fund with the Community Foundation, 20 grants of $1,000 each are available to individual public schools in Northern Virginia that implement a program or strategy to encourage better nutrition or to encourage more activity among their student body during the 2013-2014 school year. Public elementary, middle and high schools located in Northern Virginia are all eligible to apply. Click here for more info for more information.
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